HAEMATOPUS: THE OYSTER CATCHER; FRUTEX BAHAMENSIS FOLIIS OBLONGIS SUCCULENTIS, FRUCTU SUBROTUNDO UNICUM NUCLEUM CONTINENTE.

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Mark Catesby

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Haematopus: The Oyster Catcher; Frutex Bahamensis foliis oblongis succulentis, fructu subrotundo unicum nucleum continente.

Engraving handcolored, 1800.
Paper size 14 5/16 x 21 1/16" (363 x 535 mm).
Good to fair condition. Offset in image, gentle crease in upper right margin and minor smudges in margins.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 67148
Price: $1,350.00
Publisher :
T. 85. From, ‘The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands: Containing Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects and Plants:…’ Engravings by Mark Catesby, published in London.Framed in 1 1/4" receding molding finished in antique black with gold metal leaf lip. Finished with UV Plexiglas. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Birds , Mark Catesby

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